Paul Michael Merhige Suspected in Thanksgiving Massacre: 4 Dead
Police are looking for Paul Michael Merhige, a Florida man who they believe shot four family members at a Thanksgiving dinner. Pual Michael Merhige is believed to have killed a six-year-old girl cousin Makayla Sitton, twin sisters Carla and Lisa Merhige, and his 76-year-old aunt Raymonde Joseph. The so-called Thanksgiving Massacre took place at the Jupiter home of James Sitton, the father of Makayla Sitton.
Paul Merhige's brother-in-law Patrick Knight was being treated at a hospital. His condition was not available. Clifford Gebara was shot and treated on the scene. It was believed that 17 guests were in James Sitton's house at the time of the shooting.
Police are unclear on what may have motivated to Paul Michael Merhige to commit such a horrific crime. Police say that they believe that there was no specific incident that may have sparked the Thanksgiving night killing. Merhige remains at large.
The Thanksgiving Massacre is the first quadruple killing in the history of Jupiter, Florida.